Irregular Meditations

From the Mind of Mister Jones

March 9th, 2010

Making icons for your computer is pretty simple. Once completed, usually the final format is PNG as it holds an alpha channel. Lets start with a simple design for our Adobe Creative Suite style icon.

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March 8th, 2010

When editing commercials, most of the time the client asks for text. This is pretty standard. In the event it’s requested to add text, I like to give my text more than just a solid color font. I don’t recommend using multiple colors all the time, but here-and-there is fine. Use your creative judgment.

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March 7th, 2010

Text animation is over rated. I prefer a nice, clean way to display text in my commercials and videos. Here are a few ways to do so. Keep in mind, this tutorial is very basic and shouldn’t be read if you already have a good understanding of After Effects.

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